Aberystwyth University until 29 April 2022
Born in Ynyshir in the Rhondda and trained at Cardiff School of Art & Design and Cardiff University, John Jones was a printmaker, weaver and painter and involved in many aspects of the arts and crafts in Mid and West Wales.
He was founder member of ‘fforma’ artists' group, Aberystwyth Arts Society, a member of the Craft Committee of the Welsh Arts Council and officer in charge of Woollen Textile at the National Wool Museum, Carmarthenshire. He was married to Royal Cambrian Academician, Mary Lloyd Jones.
This exhibition includes a selection of his prints, lino cuts, etchings and screenprints including early work from 1953, made during John’s student days in Cardiff College of Art. Also included are his hand-woven rugs, experimental constructions using cork, string and metal stencilled letters, original lino blocks, etching plates and print-making tools.